Kentucky Stakeholder Meeting on Power Sector Modernization to be Held

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 6, 2017) – The state of Kentucky, in partnership with the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) will meet Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in training rooms A & B, 300 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, KY, to examine the changing electricity landscape in Kentucky and the implications of such changes.

The Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) is working on a year-long initiative – the Policy Academy on Power Sector Modernization – in which it is collaborating with stakeholders to discuss changes occurring in the electricity sector and explore potential opportunities.

During Thursday’s meeting, stakeholders, including those from utilities, industrial and commercial sectors, consumer and environmental interests as well as renewable and energy management professionals, will help identify the top five key issues impacting the electricity landscape in Kentucky for further discussion and potential future action.

Agenda

8:00 – 8:30      Coffee & registration

8:30 – 9:00      Welcome remarks and introductions – EEC Secretary Charles Snavely and Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Terry Gill

9:00 – 10:15    Goals, energy trends & recap of stakeholder meetings

10:15 – 10:45   Break

10:45 – 12:00  Stakeholder discussion – small group sessions

12:00 – 1:00     Lunch and presentation – “Ratemaking Principles,” PSC Commissioner Talina Mathews

1:00 – 3:00       Proposed state process & facilitated discussion among stakeholders

3:00 – 3:15       Participants adjourn

3:15 – 3:45       Kentucky team debrief

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